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Beer (updated 02/19/24)

*HAPPY HOUR 4-6PM Monday-Friday, $2 off all DRAFT pints*

*ANNIVERSARY BEERS*
 
Seven (6 oz wine glass)  |  6

Our Seventh Anniversary blend perhaps exemplifies what we do here at Second District more than any other project we’ve ever worked on. A blend of old world techniques with a nod to modern experimentation, and a little whimsy thrown in for good measure. Seven began as a blend of several releases from the late summer of 2022. We took some kegs of Wee Buddy, an English Summer Ale; Apricot Helix, an apricot-tangerine hard seltzer; Zestimated Antler, a lime zest conditioned version of our Nelson Pale Ale; and Future Rustic, a Bière de Coupage, and blended them all into one of our RAF tanks and allowed them to mingle for awhile. Once refermentation was complete (from the mixed culture inoculation provided by Future Rustic), we racked it into oak white wine barrels that had previously held our 5th anniversary blend for a lengthy two year slumber. The transformation of the liquid over that time is somewhere along the lines of a citrusy barrel aged saison, if we had to put our finger on a “style”; A melange of trifoliate orange skins, rubbed sage, classic barnyard, with a dry zesty finish. Most importantly, it’s just a really fun sip. Naturally carbonated in both bottle and keg. 6% abv. Cheers to Seven Years!

Cave Aged Six (6 oz wine glass)  |  6

Cave Aged Sixth Anniversary blend (2023) of three barrels of Saison Ambre brewed in late 2020 from a simple base of German Pilsner malt with a dash of English chocolate malt. Hopped intently with aged Old World varietals. Fermented with our RAF mixed culture and aged in stainless for 9 months before being transferred over to oak wine barrels which previously held our PA Framboise, and then aged for another 18 months. The resulting blend is deep and complex, an almost gueuze-like aroma filled with persimmon and over ripe stone fruit. The flavor follows suite with layers of Autumnal petrichor and damp forest floor, antique wooden spice cubbards, tart cherries and apricots, followed up by a classic clean 2D minerality in the finish. 6.5% abv.

Bancroft Buzz  |  2.5 / 4 / 6
Typically for our anniversary we take Bancroft Beer, our beloved lil’ all-Mosaic house beer, and switch up the hop for a unique twist. When Chris from Greenstreet Coffee Roasters reached out to do a collab, we weren’t really sure what we wanted to do. But then we tried some of their Rwanda Cyesha, and 💡… Bancroft Buzz was born! Buzz is our standard recipe for Bancroft Beer, conditioned on Rwanda Cyesha beans. From Greenstreet: “This lot comes to us from Muraho Trading Company’s Cyesha Coffee Washing Station in Nyamasheke, Rwanda. Muraho was founded by two brothers, Karthick & Gaudam Anbalagan. Cyesha is their newest washing station, acquired in December 2021. Coffee from Cyesha is extra special because of the volcanic soil and high altitude, up to 1800 meters above sea level, of the farm. The washing station is also near one of the majestic African Great Lakes, Lake Kivu. The wind flow from the lake through the surrounding hills is ideal for drying coffees.” The result is a delightful little pale coffee beer brimming with fresh roasty notes, bright stone fruit and bold blueberry from the Mosaic. Creamy like a Bancroft Beer coffee ice cream float, sans the ice cream! 4.20% abv

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Bancroft Beer  |  2.5 / 4 / 6
Our daily drinker, named after the street our humble brewery rests on. Brewed with 2-row and Maris Otter malt. Singularly hopped with Mosaic. Punch notes of Satsuma orange rind, lychee flesh, and fresh blueberry muffin, with a clean and crisp finish. 4.20% abv
Enjoying with friends? Grab a pitcher!  |  18
 
Amarillo Slim  |  3 / 4.5 / 7

American Wheat Beer brewed with domestic 2-row and white wheat malts, then hopped exclusively with one of the classics, Amarillo. Don’t let the “W” word scare you, American wheat beers are characterized by their hop forward character and clean malt profile, much like common American Pale Ales, as opposed to the yeast driven wheat beeer styles of Europe which many find far too fruit forward. Inspired by one of our favorite OG beers out of the Midwest, and full of nostalgic pine, citrus, and floral grassy notes with a beautiful crown of white foam contributed by the wheat. 5% abv

Simple Simcoe  |  3 / 4.5 / 7

We originally brewed this beer back in 2018 or ’19, but have reworked it and brought it back as a nice lil’ baby hazy IPA instead of a Pale Ale. This batch was brewed from a multigrain protein heavy base of 2-row, white wheat, flaked oats, and flaked barley.  Fermented with our house yeast strain, and hopped entirely with Almighty Simcoe. Delightful notes of peach rings and passionfruit, a structured bready middle, and a custardy finish with just enough bite. Ultra quaffable at 4% abv.

Dynamic Punch  |  3 / 4.5 / 7
Hazy Boi IPA brewed with domestic 2-row, white wheat, oats, and flaked barley. Hopped generously with Simcoe, Citra, and Motueka. Classic musty dank notes from the Simcoe, along with a medley of guava, passion, and dragon fruits with some pink Starburst mixed in. 6.2% abv
 
Pět Pils  |  3 / 4.5 / 7
Pět, meaning “five” in Czech, honors the first batch of pilsner ever brewed by Josef Groll on October 5th, 1842, in the town of Pilsen. The original beer that gave way to what has become the most popular and highly engineered beer style in the world. Brewed entirely with Czech Saaz and true Czech pilsner malt to make this unabashed, unfiltered, and unrefined rustic Bohemian Pils. Lagered for many moons, Pět is brimming with classic crackery malt under layers of grassy spice, herbal tea, and a hint of lemon. 5% abv
 
Entwife  |  2.5 / 4 / 6
Entwife season is here! This beer has a special place in our hearts as one of the “original six” made for our opening in 2017. Entwife is a Rye Dark Mild built with English Maris Otter, crystal rye, and Chocolate malts. Hopped delicately with East Kent Goldings in the boil and then fermented with a classic English yeast strain. Pint fulls of toasted hazelnut and toffee with hints of hearth baked bread and a spicy rye finish. The perfect beer to accompany a night full of good food and great company. Poured on the nitro line for the first time! 3.4% abv
 
Oude Pêche  |  4 / 8

Mixed fermentation sour ale brewed with pilsner and wheat malts along with a little bit of Czech Saaz in the kettle. Fermented with our house RAF culture and allowed to condition in stainless for five months before adding 20 pounds per barrel of juicy ripe PA grown white freestone peaches from our friends at Green Meadow Farm. Pink Jolly Ranchers, old vine Chardonnay, vibrant acidity, clean mineral finish. 7.8% abv

The Glass is Always Greener (750mL bottle)  |  12

This lovely little grisette is brewed from a simple base of European pilsner malt and a bit of white wheat, with a blend of aged and fresh old world hop varietals. It then gets fermented with our favorite saison monoculture in one of our mixed fermentation tanks before being dry hopped with East Kent Goldings. Conditioned properly in the bottle to 3 volumes of c02. TGIAG is our ode to the classic green glass farmhouse ales of Belgium. It begins with a delicate floral malt base followed by layers of jasmine blossom, green tea, and lemon balm before a bone dry prickly mineral finish. It is dangerously quaffable. 5% abv
 
Big Hill Standard Cider  |  5 / 7
Beautiful, strait forward cider from our friend in Central PA
 

Lil’ Buddy  |  5
Our version on the “Citywide” – a 10oz Bancroft Beer with a shot of bourbon
 
The Professor  |  7
A slightly snootier version of the “Citywide” – a 10oz Entwife with a shot of Fernet Francisco
 
Samuel Adams Just the Haze NA  |  5  (12oz can)
We’ve tried a lot of non-alc beers, and this is one of the better ones


BEER TO GO:

*16oz 4-packs*

Tractor Beer | 15

*750ml Bottles*

The Glass is Always Greener  | 12

Oude Pêche  | 20

Seven  | 21

Six (2023 Vintage) | 25

>>>FRESH 32oz CROWLERS AVAILABLE, INQUIRE WITH SERVER<<<

 

Wine, booze, etc.


2021 Galen Glen Gruner Veltliner   |  10
2020 Galen Glen Chambourcin  |  11

Negroni on tap!  |  11

Simply classic!

Winter Old Fashioned  |  10

bourbon, bitters, cranberry & winter spice simple

Vin & Vigor  |  12

House barrel aged malt vinegar, spiced cranberry simple, Blue Coat gin, triple sec

Vin Less Vigor *N/A shrub* |  6

House barrel aged malt vinegar, spiced cranberry simple, club soda. Refreshing!

Mulled cider  |  6

Spiced warm cider, served with a cinnamon stick and cloved lemon

Add whiskey +4 |  Add Otto Philly Pepper rum +5


CANNED COCKTAILS  |  12

Top Dog canned cocktails

Locally produced, each can contains 2 proper drinks when poured over ice 

Whiskey Lemonade – as it sounds

Greyhound – vodka, grapefruit, with a touch of elderflower and rosemary

Blood Orange Margarita – boom

*NOW PROUDLY OFFERING, FROM OUR NEIGHBORS OTTO DISTILLING:

Hand crafted rum, from right down McKean Street

Philly Pepper – cinnamon/pepper spiced rum

Food

**HAPPY HOUR Monday-Friday, 4-6pm | SPECIAL HAPPY HOUR MENU AVAILABLE FOR DINE-IN ONLY**

 (v+) = can be vegan

“LUNCHBOX” SPECIALS – MON-FRI NOON-4pm

*DINE-IN ONLY*

SERVED WITH SIDE OF FRIES OR SIDE SALAD – $12

Choose One:

SMASH BURGER

IMPOSSIBLE SMASH BURGER (v+)

CHICKEN DELUXE

CRISPY CHICKEN STRIPS

 

 

snacks 

Nacho Fries  |  14
curly fries, bancroft gouda beer cheese, refried pinto beans,
pickled jalapeños, white sauce
 
Crispy Chicken  |  12
hand breaded chicken strips.

choice of house hot sauce, honey, or ranch

 
Winter Salad (v+)* |  12
mixed greens, seasoned candied walnuts, roasted cauliflower,
pecorino romano, sherry-rosemary vinaigrette
*can be made vegan with vegan parmesan
-add falafel | 4  -add grilled chicken | 5
 
Baked Brie |  12
butternut squash purée, pistachios, honey, pita
 
Wings |  14
choice of sauce:
general tso’s | lemon drop pepper | hot | hotter
 
Old School Dog
Nathan’s All Beef | 8
Field Roast Vegan Frank | 9 (v+)
pepperoncini relish, mustard, liscio’s hot dog roll
 
Side Salad | 6
spring mix, red onion, cucumber, balsamic vinaigrette
 
Curly Fries | 8
choice of sauce:
fry sauce (v+) | vegan ranch (v+) | ranch | ketchup
-add a cup of beer cheese sauce | 3

 

 

two hands

Jerk Chicken Sandwich  |  14
Jerk marinated cutlet, arugula, grilled pineapple, cajunaise, brioche bun
 
Jerk Tofu Sandwich (v+) |  13
Jerk marinated tofu, arugula, grilled pineapple, Cajunaise,
 
 Remember Maoz? (v+)  |  12
fresh falafel, hummus, lettuce, cucumber,
red onion, white sauce, zhoug, pita
 

Smash Burger  |  8

single beef patty*, american cheese,
shredded lettuce, minced onions,

special sauce, pickles, seeded potato roll

make it a double |  14  make it a triple! | 18


Impossible Smash Burger (v+)  |  10
impossible patty*, vegan american cheese,
shredded lettuce, minced onions,
special sauce, pickles, vegan potato roll

make it a double |  16

  

 dessert

Hand Pie (v+) | 10
local apples, caramel, walnut streusel



DURING PEAK HOURS, IT MAY BECOME NECESSARY TO LIMIT TABLE TIMES TO 90 MINUTES. WE APPRECIATE YOUR UNDERSTANDING. THANKS AGAIN FOR YOUR SUPPORT.

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